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Veit Dengler is an Austrian media, technology and telecommunications executive. From 2013 to 2017, he was the CEO of the NZZ-Mediengruppe, the media house built around the Swiss flagship “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” and including newspaper, Online, TV, radio, and events companies and about 1’700 employees. Veit led a major transformation from a print-focused newspaper company to a paid-content provider.
In 2012, served as the Senior Vice President, International, of Groupon, with responsibility for EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and APAC (Asia-Pacific).
From 2005 to early 2012, Veit served in a variety of sales and general management roles with Dell Inc., most recently as General Manager and Executive Director for Eastern Europe, Russia and CIS for the Consumer, Small and Medium Business division.
Previously, Veit had been Vice President with T-Mobile International, responsible for European marketing strategy, market research and marketing planning, based in London.
From 1997 to 2003, Veit was with McKinsey and Company, the management consultants, most recently as an Associate Principal in the Vienna Office. He had joined their Paris Office, and was stationed in Los Angeles from 1998 to 2001. His focus was telecommunications, media and entertainment; Veit was also the co-leader of McKinsey's Broadband Special Initiative and a member of the organization practice, focusing on organizational design and talent management.
Veit had been an assistant brand manager at Procter & Gamble in Paris and Vienna, and from 1987 to 1990 a journalist in the Eastern Europe bureau of TIME Magazine in Vienna and at editorial headquarters in New York.
Veit holds a masters degree in commerce from the Vienna Business School, where he won the Chamber of Commerce prize for best graduate, and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, where he was a Kennedy Fellow, a Schumpeter Fellow and a Julius Raab Scholar. He is also a co-founder of NEOS, the liberal party in Austria which was the first new party directly winning representation in parliament since 1945.